Fógraí / Newsletter February 17th 2019


Blessed are the clean of heart;
they will see God.

Blessed are the humble of heart;
they will find rest for their souls.

Blessed are the warm-hearted;
they will radiate goodness.

Blessed are those who work with the heart;
they will find joy in their work.

Blessed are those who do not lose heart;
they will find the strength to persevere.

And blessed are those who set their hearts on the Kingdom of God;
everything else will be given to them.

The Annual Retreat for the Parishes of Corca Dhuibhne – Dingle / Baile an Fheirtéaraigh / Castlegregory / Annascaul will be held in An Díseart, Dingle on Sunday March 3rd 2019, 2.00pm – 4.30pm.
This is the first time it is being held in Dingle. More information in next week’s parish newsletter. Fáilte roimh chách.
Kerry Person of the Year
Congratulations to Tomás Garvey who has been selected by the Kerry Association in Dublin as their Kerry person of the year. Le gach dea-ghuí ón bparóiste.

We often stick with the old and what seems safe and reliable. This is good and important on occasions but it is also good to try new things in life. Our outlook in life changes as time passes. Every day we adapt to changes all around us. Life moulds us and shapes us. What was once important to us, may now no longer be so. Our Gospels encourage us to be open to life and especially all that is refreshing and life giving in our own lives. To be open to what’s new can be risky but always challenging, fufilling and a great place to be.

St. Mary’s Church
Sat 16ú 8.00pm
Sun 17ú 11.30am Dr. Finbarr O’Shea, Upper Main St., 10ú CB.
Mon 18ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Tue 19ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Céad 20ú 10.00am Josie Curran, The Mall.
Déar 21ú 10.00am Tommy Kennedy, Ballybowler.
Fri 22ú 7.30pm John Hanifan and Jack and Hannah Devane, Beenbawn.
Sat 23ú 8.00pm 1. Nora and Patrick Wallace, Baile Móir.
2. Nell McNamara, Marian Park.
Sun 24ú 11.30am Aodhán O’Connor, Cliddaun, Monaree.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 16ú 6.15i.n. Tomás agus May Uí Mhurchú, Cathair an Treantaigh agus Muintir Uí Mhurchú, Cathair an Treantaigh agus Muintir Firtéar, Com Dhíneol.
Sath 23ú 6.15i.n. Leslie Keogh, Co. Meath.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 17ú 10.00am Michael Griffin, Foherough and his wife Joan and deceased member of the Griffin Family, Doonties.
Sun 24ú 10.00am Jackie Dowling, Minard West.
St. Mary’s Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Adoration: St Mary’s: Tues 10.30am – 10pm; Wed 5.30 – 7.30pm. First Friday: 10.30 – 11.30am.
Adoration: Naomh Eoin Baiste: Thursday 11 am – 12 noon.
23ú/24ú Feabhra 2019
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Vigil: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Uí Shíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1.
Readers: 8.00pm Rang 5/6. 11.30am Maurice O’Connor.
LIOS PÓIL: MINISTÉIRÍ EOC.: Anne Prendeville and Bridget Prendeville. LÉITHEOIR: Rang 5/6.
FIONN TRÁ: MINISTÉIR EOC. Máirín Uí Shé. LÉITHEOIR:. Liam Ó Rocháin agus Rang 5/6.

St. Mary’s – Mass Time Change
Mass on Wednesday next, February 20th, in St. Mary’s will be at 10am only.

Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,035; Cash: €803. Total: €1,838.
Diocesan Collection for Lourdes Helpers €1,270. Míle buíochas.
Baptisms: We welcome the following, who were recently baptised in our Parish, into the Catholic Church:
Dara Tiernan O’Carroll, Camp, Ballyseedy, Tralee.
Benjamin Bardák Jozef Ó Conchúir, Kilcooly, Baile na nGall.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Life in the Spirit: Moss & Janice Carrig, Tuesdays – starts February 19th. 7.30pm to 9.00pm. (2) Christian Spiritual Deveopment Course-The Beatitudes: Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wednesdays 7.00pm to 8.30pm.
Gathering for all diocesan readers and parish personnel: Bishop (Emeritus) Bill Murphy, Thurs. 21st Feb. 7.30pm. To register: 0667134276
Divine Mercy Conference will take place on 23rd/24th of February in the RDS, Dublin. See poster at back of Church for details.
Lectio Divina – A way of praying and meditating with Scripture. 6 WEDNESDAYS – Starting Ash Wednesday 6th March, 11 am -12.15 pm in Franciscan Friary Chapel .
Contact Facilitator: Anne Alcock 087-6176193. Places limited.
Senior Citizens’ Annual Social Sunday 17th February 2019 at 2pm in Dingle Skellig Hotel. Dinner and refreshment served, music by Noreen Ashe. Tickets: €22.
Údarás na Gaeltachta: Tá an Údarás ag tairiscint Scoláireachtaí Printíseachta. Tuilleadh eolais agus foirm iarratais ar fáil ach glaoch ar 091-503121. Ní mór an foirm iarratais a bheith ar ais roimh 28ú Feabhra.
Coiste Fhéile na Bealtaine: Táimid faoi chomaoin mhór ag gach éinne a chabhraigh linn in aon slí go fial flaithiúl an Cluiche Cartaí 31 a reachtáil le déanaí.
Thank you all very much for your loyal support always. Siad na buaiteoirí ná:
1ú: Maura agus Ann Lynch. Kilfountain; 2ú: Jimmy Ó Conchúir agus Annie Uí Nialláin; 3ú: Pat Moore agus Eileen Moriarty; 4ú:Lucia agus Gerry Ó Beaglaoich.
Comórtas Peile Páidí Uí Shé 2019: Fáilte roimh na fóirne peile, lucht tacaíochta agus ár gcuairteoirí ar fad. Bainigí sult as an deireadh seachtaine.
2019 Devlin Lecture will take place in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth at 7.30pm on March 4th. Lecture on “Human Rights in Catholic Social Thought: A Living Tradition and Some Urgent Challenges Today”, will be given by David Hollenbach S.J. of Berkley Centre for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University. To book, contact: specialevents@spcm.ie
Bingo: Beidh Bingo ar siúl i bPobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, Dé Domhnaigh, 3 Márta 2019 @ 7.30 i.n., ar mhaithe leis an Aonad Uathachas sa scoil. Bingo will be held in Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne on Sunday, 3rd March 2019 @ 7.30 p.m. in aid of the Autism Unit in the school. Bí ann! Bí linn! See you there!
(1) Lourdes – Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage will take place from Thursday 29th August to Tuesday 3rd September in 2019 ex Kerry Airport.
Application forms will be available from March onwards. Contact Janice O’Sullivan, Droum House, Nohoval Upper, Rathmore, Co. Kerry Tel: 064 7758219 or email joskdp@eircom.net for all queries.”
(2) Pilgrimage to San Giovanni, Pietrelcina and Naples departing from Cork Airport 17th – 24th July 2019. Spiritual director Fr. Eoghan Ó Cadhla. More information from Ann Fehan: 087-2738103 see also www.marian.ie website.

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